On the 1901 Census of Canada John J born Jun 25, 1871 and Jermiah Isaac born Nov 9, 1877, Ontario Canada were listed as lodgers in a boarding house run by Edward and Mary E Williams in Yale & Cariboo Dist #5, Sub-Dist Kootenay East, South Riding Dist #E5. On the 1911 Census, Saskatchewan, Moosejaw Dist #211, Sub-Dist 9 I find Jeramiah Bryans,lodger,in a house run by Vinscent & Augusta McCarthy.
In the 1910 US Census I find a John J Bryan in Fairbanks, Div 2, Alaska Territory. 1920 US Census finds John J Lodger in San Francisco Assembly District 21, San Francisco, California. In the Califronia Death Index John J is listed with the 25 Jun 1871 birthdate as born in Illinois but with Hughes as his mother's maiden name and Bryan as his father. Neither seem to have married.